Free Crochet Patterns - Baby Bib
Materials: J & P Coats "Knit-Cro-Sheen, 1 ball white (or color of choice); Steel crochet hook No. 7; 2 yds of satin ribbon, 1/4" wide.
Pattern: Center; Starting at top, ch 42.
1st row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 19 ch, 3 sc in next ch, sc in each remaining chain. Ch 1, turn. Hereafter pick up back loop only.
2n row: Sc in each sc across, making 3 sc in center sc of 3-sc group. Ch 1, turn. Repeat 2nd row until piece measures 2 3/4 inches at increase point. Break off.
Now work around neck and outer edges as follows:
1st row: With right side of last row facing, ch 25, sc in each ch across opposite side of starting chain on center, ch 26.
2nd row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, sc closely across side of center, 3 sc in next sc, sc in each sc across bottom, making 3 sc in center of 3-sc group and 3 sc in last sc; work across other side and chain to correspond. Ch 1, turn.
3rd row: Sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn.
4th row: Sc in each sc, making 3 sc in center sc at each point. Ch 1, turn. Repeat last 2 rows alternately until neck piece measures 1" wide. Ch 5, turn.
Beading: Dc in first sc, * ch 2, skip 2 sc, dc in next sc. Repeat from * all around, making dc, ch 2, and dc in each corner and in center point of bottom. Join and break off.
Edging: Attach thread to first sp at narrow edge of neck band, in each sp around outer edge make sc, ch 3 and sc; then, working around neck edge, make 2 sc in each sp along side, sc in each sp across front and 2 sc in each remaining sp. Join and break off.
Cut a piece of ribbon about 24 inches long. Lace through beading around outer edge and sew ends securely. Cut another piece 34 inches long. Lace through beading at neck, leaving 12 inches free on each side for ties. Tie remaining ribbon into a small bow and sew to center bottom.